Mauro Gacci, Italy
SIU Chair of Consensus and Education
Dr. Mauro Gacci is the Medical Director of the Unit of Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Kidney Transplantation at the University Hospital Careggi, Florence, Italy. He qualified in medicine in 1997, became an accredited urologist in 2002, and has been a staff member of University Hospitals Careggi since 2004.
Dr. Gacci is a member of the European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines working group on non-neurogenic male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), including benign prostatic obstruction. He has authored the International Consultation of Urologic Disease (ICUD) Guideline on Male Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction. He is a member of the committee on LUTS of the Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) Academy. Dr. Gacci is an active member of many international and national scientific societies, including the EAU, SIU, Italian Society of Urodynamics (SIUD).
Dr. Gacci’s research interests include preclinical, medical, and surgical studies on LUTS due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, and radical prostatectomy; robotic surgery; and quality of life after oncologic surgery, comprising post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction and incontinence. He has authored 290 indexed publications, including textbooks of urologic surgery and international guidelines, with an H-Index of 49.
He is a reviewer for several urologic and non-urologic journals including European Urology, Journal of Urology, Urology, The Prostate, Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Disease, British Journal of Urology, World Journal of Urology, Urologia Internationalis, Journal of Sexual Medicine, and the Asian Journal of Andrology.